Happy Memorial Day! Today, we honor and remember those who sacrificed their lives keeping our nation safe.

Summer Holiday Safety

Summer is about spending time with family and friends, enjoying outside activities and summer travel. Memorial day is the unofficial start to summer. As the days get longer and the weather gets warmer more people are outside enjoy picnics, barbeques or heading out of town for the long holiday weekend. These summer holidays are a time that families travel across the United States to visit friends and family. This page contains safety tips for holiday travel and summer activities associated with these holidays. 

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Memorial Day

Memorial Day weekend is often filled with family, friends and for some, a trip to go see them.

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Independence Day

Leave Fireworks to the experts! If you choose to use legal fireworks, be sure to follow these safety tips:

U.S. Airmen operate paving equipment

Labor Day

Labor Day falls on the first Monday in September and is considered the unofficial end of summer. 

Labor Day Weekend Safety poster